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So as far as i can tell we should be able to reopen this Friday unless the governor pushes this back. I will be in the shop from Wednesday on prepping the shop to re open. I will be main streamlining the shop to operate by appointment only. It will be 1 artist/1 client no one else. This is to hel...

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All thats left is my full day session tattoo raffle. There a handfull of spots left to buy into. $20/ sppt no buy in limit.
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Aaron Alter
Or i can manually run card info on my Square App.

Half day raffle time folks
We have a winner!
Jessi MacManus congratulations.
There are 17 spots left on the full day raffle. Thank you to everyone that's participated so far!
Im super excited to see the art that the winners and i come up with and get to tattoo.

One thing i realized about the...

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Only 4 spots left on the half day raffle folks. Still plenty of spots on the full day raffle. Lets fill them up n pick some winners folks. Im excite to see who wins and what we come up with tattoo wise.
My Venmo is
Aaron Alter
Or i can run card info on my square app.

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Aaron is raffling off a full day tattoo session and a half day session(8 hours & 4 hours) to help raise funds to cover shop overhead and expenses during the outbreak shut down.
Its $20/spot no limit on buy-ins.
There are 17 full day spots left and 12 half day spots left. Once all spots are full...

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Per orders of the Governor we are in compliance with the mandatory shut down until April 1st.
To any and all who have appointments booked contact me we will reschedule you with your work being priority.
To those of you still wanting work and wanting to book appointments; we will be booking time...

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2 months ago
Great little shop in the heart of the south side of Des Moines. Good atmosphere. Cool art and photos on the walls. Clean and sanitary. My artist did a great job and was also a chill personable dude. I will most definitely come back here again.
- Dharma B
4 months ago
Aaron was awesome. I had a cover up job I needed last minute and he worked with me to make sure I could get in. The tattoo looked even better than I imagined it when it was done. Great conversationalist, better artist.
- Myles Y
2 weeks ago
Nice work and great people. I was satisfied and would recomend.
- Kyle R

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We're a small tattoo shop located in the south side of Des Moines, just south of the East Village. Every tattoo you get from Anchors Away is unique. From traditional to modern, Chad and Aaron can create your new favorite tattoo in any style, from any reference. Call or message us today to book your consultation appointment and get your tattoo in a relaxed, friendly environment.

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2005 SE 6th St
Des Moines, IA 50315
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:12:00 – 6:00 PM
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